Matthew Modine Biography

Birthday: 1959-03-22
Place of Birth: Loma Linda, California USA
Height: 6' 4" (1.93 m)
Wiki Biography: The youngest of seven children, Matthew Avery Modine was born in Loma Linda, California and grew up in Utah. His father managed drive-in movie theaters. After graduating high school in Imperial Beach, California, Modine moved to New York City (1979). While still a student at Stella Adler's Conservatory of Acting, Matthew began landing roles in film, and later theatre and television. Matthew has worked with many of the most highly regarded directors in the film industry, including, Oliver Stone, Sir Alan Parker, Stanley Kubrick, Robert Altman, Alan J. Pakula, John Schlesinger, Tony Richardson, Robert Falls, Sir Peter Hall, Abel Ferrara, Spike Lee, Tom DiCillo, Mike Figgis, Jonathan Demme and John Sayles. A partial list of his films include Birdy (1984), Vision Quest (1985), Full Metal Jacket (1987), Married to the Mob (1988), Gross Anatomy (1989), Memphis Belle (1990), Pacific Heights (1990), Short Cuts (1993), The Browning Version (1994) and Any Given Sunday (1999). Matthew is the recipient of a Golden Globe Award, Venice Film Festival Volpi Cup and Golden Lion. Mary (2005/I), directed by Abel Ferrara, co-starring Juliette Binoche and Forest Whitaker, won the Special Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival. Birdy won the Cannes Film Festival Gran Prix. Equinox (1992), directed by Alan Rudolph, received four Independent Spirit Award nominations including Best Actor and Best Film. For his work in television, Matthew was part of the Emmy winning Showtime series "Weeds" (2005). He has received Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominations for the M.O.W. What the Deaf Man Heard (1997) (TV) and HBO's Emmy winning And the Band Played On (1993) (TV). Modine has directed several distinguished short films: When I Was a Boy (1993), Smoking (1995), Ecce Pirate (1997), I Think I Thought (2008) and To Kill an American (2008).

Matthew ModinePhotos & Pictures

Matthew Modine Matthew Modine Matthew Modine Matthew Modine Matthew Modine Matthew Modine


TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Bedford Diaries Professor Jake Macklin 2006 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Mary 1931
Equinox Henry Petosa/Freddy Ace 1970
Streamers Billy 1983
Birdy Birdy 1984 Drama
Mrs. Soffel Jack Biddle 1984 Drama, Romance
Vision Quest 1985 0
Full Metal Jacket Pvt. J.T. 'Joker' Davis 1987 0, Romance
Orphans Treat 1987 Drama
The Gamble Francesco Sacredo 1988 Comedy, History
Gross Anatomy 1989 0, 0
Pacific Heights Drake Goodman 1990
Memphis Belle Capt. Dennis Dearborn 1990 Action, Drama
Wind 1992 0
And the Band Played On Dr. Don Francis 1993
Short Cuts 1993 Comedy, Drama
Jacob Jacob 1994
The Browning Version Frank Hunter 1994 Drama
Bye Bye, Love Dave 1995
Fluke 1995 0, 0
Bye Bye Love Dave 1995
Cutthroat Island 1995 Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Maker Walter Schmeiss 1997 Game Show
The Blackout Matty 1997 Drama
What the Deaf Man Heard 1997 Comedy, Drama
The Real Blonde 1998 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Any Given Sunday Dr. Ollie Powers 1999 0, 0
If... Dog... Rabbit Johnnie Cooper 2000 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Very Mean Men Bartender 2000 Comedy, Crime
The Shipment 2001
In the Shadows Eric 2002 Drama, Thriller
Hitler: The Rise of Evil Fritz Gerlich 2003 Drama, History
Hollywood North 2004 Comedy
Funky Monkey Alec McCall 2004 Comedy, Family
Transporter 2 Jefferson Billings 2005 0, Game Show
Kettle of Fish Mel 2006 0
The Garden of Eden David's Father 2008
A West Texas Children's Story Ben's Father 2008 Drama, Romance
The Neighbor Jeff 2008 Comedy, Romance
Mia et le Migou Mr. Houston / Godfrey 2008 Animation, Family
Little Fish, Strange Pond Mr. Jack 2009 Comedy, Crime, Drama
The Trial Mac 2010 Drama, Mystery
Opa! 2010 Comedy
Go Go Tales Johnie Ruby 2011 Comedy, Drama
Girl in Progress Dr. Harford 2012 0
The Dark Knight Rises Foley 2012 Action, Crime, Thriller
Last Days of Coney Island Shorty 2013 Animation
Jobs John Sculley 2013 0
Family Weekend Duncan Dungy 2013 Comedy, Drama
The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards Theodore Foster 2015 Comedy, Drama
Altar Alec Hamilton 2015 Horror, Mystery
The Confirmation Kyle 2016 0